Answered By: Josh Weber
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2021     Views: 399

A library database is an online searchable collection of resources that have been previously published.  The 

The databases feature full-text articles in periodicals and books (and occasionally video and audio clips) that have been edited by their publishers, and therefore, are considered reliable sources.  Databases may be general in scope or may focus on a particular discipline, such as psychology or business.

The Westchester Community College databases can be accessed from the Library homepage. Look for the search box under Databases and Popular Resources. Off-campus access to the databases is limited to WCC students, faculty, staff, and administrators with a MyWCC username and password.

If you need more help using the databases try consulting the following answers:

How do I know which database to choose for my topic?

What does full-text mean and how can I find it?





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